Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Workshop
SIAM-NSF Workshop on Optics and Photonics
Student Days
Workshop Celebrating Diversity (SIAM WCD)
Workshop on Network Science (NS16)

Erica J. Graham, Bryn Mawr College, USA
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University, USA
Susan Minkoff, University of Texas, Dallas, USA

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Workshop

The Workshop for Women Graduate Students and Recent P.h.D.’s is held in conjunction with the SIAM Annual Meeting.  Please visit for more information.

All registered attendees are invited to attend the AWM Workshop technical sessions.


SIAM-NSF Workshop on Optics and Photonics

Advances in our understanding of the behavior of light are necessary both for improvements in current technologies and for the realization of new and envisioned technologies. Due to recent advances in computational tools, material science and nanostructure fabrication, mathematicians have a larger role than ever to play in this field. This workshop will be an opportunity for leaders in the field to present their vision of the future of this field. The goals are to familiarize a wide range of researchers with the NSF call for proposals "Optics and Photonics" and encourage collaborations among researchers in this field. The Optics and Photonics (OP) program is an NSF-wide activity that involves multiple Divisions within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS).

Travel awards will be available for graduate students, early career researchers, and for researchers who are members of underrepresented minorities of any rank who are based at US institutions. The travel award provides maximum of $650 for travel and a free registration to AN16.” To apply, go to and follow the instructions. Note if you are a woman or a member of an underrepresented minority and are more than six years post PhD, you may still apply, and as for an early career applicant, a letter of recommendation is suggested but not required.

The travel award deadline has been extended to May 30, 2016.

Funding for this program is provided by a grant to Drexel University by the US. National Science Foundation.

Workshop Program

MS1 NSF-SIAM Workshop on Optics and Photonics - Part I of III
Kui Ren, University of Texas at Austin
Mark Ablowitz, University of Colorado, Boulder
Fioralba Cakoni, Rutgers University
Michael Weinstein, Columbia University

MS12 NSF-SIAM Workshop on Optics and Photonics - Part II of III
Graeme Milton, University of Utah
Jianke Yang, University of Vermont
John Schotland, University of Michigan

MS28 NSF-SIAM Workshop on Optics and Photonics - Part III of III
Stephen Shipman, Louisiana State University
Cristian Gutierrez, Temple University
Andrea Alu, University of Texas at Austin
Michael Vogelius, NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences

Further details to follow as they become available.

Student Days

Organized by the SIAM Education Committee.

Student Days provides student members of SIAM the opportunity to attend presentations given by their peers. Presentations for Student Days will include lectures given by the SIAM Student Paper Prize winners, presentations from the SIAM winning teams for the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), and presentations of the research projects of student representatives from SIAM Student Chapters.

All registered attendees are invited to attend the Student Days sessions.

Additional information is posted here.


Workshop Celebrating Diversity

This annual event provides a chance for students to listen to technical talks presented by minority graduate students. The workshop is intended to accomplish several goals:

All registered attendees are invited to attend Workshop Celebrating Diversity sessions.

SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of the Workshop Celebrating Diversity.

See the following sessions, all part of the Workshop Celebrating Diversity.

MS47 Showcasing Diversity: Women in Mathematical Biology
MS64 Some Biological and Physical Models in Applied Mathematics
MS79 The Diversity of Applied Mathematics - Part II of II
MS88 Modeling Biological and Physical Phenomena in a Fluid Environment
MS100 Diverse Mathematicians in Diverse Settings
MS114 Computational Science and Statistics for Complex Models


Workshop on Network Science (NS16)

July 15-16, 2016
The Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Separate registration fees apply.


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